Why In News?
- On September 27, 2022, Tata Steel inaugurated the Kadma Biodiversity Park in Jamshedpur. This will increase the green zone around Jamshedpur.
- The park is spread over 13.5 acres where 5650 trees and 4650 shrubs have been planted, which is in addition to the existing 300 trees. 2.3 km to the park. There are walking trails, a yoga and meditation area, bird watching areas, rainwater harvesting ponds, lily ponds, butterfly areas, and fruit and bamboo orchards.
- There are many groups of native species of trees in the park. It also has an information center providing information on bird and squirrel nests, deep forested areas, grasslands and fauna and flora found in the park.
- It is noteworthy that in 2016, Tata Steel launched a Biodiversity Policy which aims at 'No Net Loss of Biodiversity', a first such commitment in the Indian Industry. In recent years, several initiatives have been taken in this direction like development of Dalma View Pond, CRM Bada Talab, Golmuri Talab, Jugsalai Muck Dump, ISWP Pond, etc.
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